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The Grand Tour III-13: Udaipur…Floating City

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At the foothills of the Aravalli mountains floats a city.  A beautiful dream of a city, in the midst of seven lakes. Founded in 1558 by Maharana Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Clan as the capital city of his … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2017: Acts of Rebellion, Great and Small

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This time last year, I made a resolution to Laugh More and Laugh Easily, because to laugh more is to be more thankful, to have clarity of purpose and to be able to let go. I must say that on the … Continue reading

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The (Oberoi) Grand Hotel, Calcutta

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The Grand Hotel is, as its name suggests, the grande dame of the Calcutta hospitality scene. Located, as it was and still is, on Chowringhee Road, it is situated right in the centre of the city’s social and entertainment scene. … Continue reading

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Shanghai, or The Consolations of Travel and Family

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I have found that when one is at a turning point – floating in that uncertain space between what has come and what will be – the best consolation, indeed the best panacea, is travel. Particularly if it is travel … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2016: Laugh More and Laugh Easily

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So this is it… The year has almost ended and it is time, once again, to take stock and give account. I made many resolutions for 2015. In fact I had a matrix of resolutions, for various different aspects of … Continue reading

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